U.S. global travel alert warns Americans of terrorist attack on Thanksgiving holiday

Fourth Estate Staff Washington, DC, United States (4E) - The State Department on Monday issued a global travel alert warning Americans of potential terrorist attacks in Thanksgiving holiday gatherings. The alert pointed to the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS), al-Qaeda, Boko Haram and their sympathizers as threats. "U.S. citizens should exercise vigilance when in public places or using transportation," the alert said. "Be aware of immediate surroundings and avoid large crowds or crowded places. Exercise pa...MORE


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